It is my friend Professor Challenger," and amid laughter he renewed his lecture as if this was a final explanation and no more need be said.
At last the lecture came to an end--I am inclined to think that it was a premature one, as the peroration was hurried and disconnected.
Then he shall be my guest, here in Tulagi, until he changes his mind and heart, and does pay, and listens to an entire course of lectures
And then he remembered that he loved her and was lost in amazement at his fortune that permitted him to love her and to take her on his arm to a lecture
His manners in private were even more mild and attractive than in public, for there was a certain dignity in his mien during his lecture
which in his own house was replaced by the greatest affability and kindness.
He looked mockingly on the heap of papers on his table; and left his room to attend the lectures, muttering to himself, "We shall see.
He was in no humour to talk to anybody or hear himself questioned as to his absence from lectures the day before.
soon caused a great disturbance; for the ministers of Boston did not think it safe and proper that a woman should publicly instruct the people in religious doctrines.
I could have listened forever to this astronomer, whose lectures
so profoundly taught lessons of humility to the created, and which were so replete with silent eulogies on the power of the Creator
My early idol, Pope, had already been tumbled into the dust by Lowell, whose lectures on English Poetry had lately been given in Boston, and had met with my rapturous acceptance in such newspaper report as I had of them.
Those lectures of Lowell's had a great influence with me, and I tried to like whatever they bade me like, after a fashion common to young people when they begin to read criticisms; their aesthetic pride is touched; they wish to realize that they too can feel the fine things the critic admires.
Professor Nowitall is, doubtless, the most famous scholar in the land of Oz, and after a few days I began to listen to the lectures and discourses he gave his pupils.
Nowhere in particular," was the reply, "although it is my intention soon to visit the Emerald City and arrange to give a course of lectures to select audiences on the 'Advantages of Magnification.
Now come and read aloud to me; my eyes are tired, and it is pleasant to sit here by the fire while the rain pours outside and Aunt Jane lectures
upstairs," said Uncle Alec, when last month's accounts had been put in good order and a fresh page neatly begun.
were a great success, and he delivered them in many places in England, Scotland, Ireland and America.